C. Costs, Benefits and Effectiveness (Continued)
About one-half of the funds were expended for new buildings and about
one-quarter each for additions and remodeling projects. Many projects
were designed to improve energy efficiency of libraries. A number of
other projects provided library accessibility to handicapped persons.
The annual appropriation remains available until expended. In FY 1983
about $28.5 million was obligated and in FY 1984 over $21 million was
D. Plans for Program Improvement and Recommendations for Legislation
The President signed a new five-year reauthorization (P.L. 98-480) on
October 17, 1984.
E. Supporting Studies and Analyses Cited in Section C Above
1. American Library Association. Public Library Construction Needs:
F. Other Supporting Data
Library Services and Construction Act, Title II grantee and subgrantee
fiscal and program applications and reports.
III. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417 (b)
No further studies related to this program are currently in progress.
Contacts for further Information
Program Operations: Robert Klassen, (202) 254-9664
Program Studies: Art Kirschenbaum, (202) 245-8307 Puerto Rico.